The Duke of Edinburgh attends a reception to celebrate the 500th anniversary of his Duke of Edinburgh Award
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Duke of Edinburgh marks 500th Gold Award presentation

10 October 2013 Last updated at 22:14 BST

Prince Philip has attended the 500th Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award presentation at St James's Palace.

He founded the programme more than 50 years ago to inspire, guide and support young people between the ages of 14 and 24.

Daniela Relph reports.